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Dublin: A Breath of Fresh Air

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Planning that next epic trip but struggling to decide on a holiday destination? Allow us – your new second favourite city – to step in! That’s right, as you can see from our brand new video, Dublin is the (proud) recipient of a whole host of fantastic accolades: we’re the World’s Second Friendliest City, the Second Best Place for Americans to Live and we were runner-up for Europe’s Leading City Break Award 2015. Yes, runner-up!

Watch the video to find out more...

Image of Dublin and the bay
Of course, the cumulative power of our massive pile of silver medals means that Dublin actually has something pretty special going on.

In Dublin, you’ll move easily from vibrant city-centre life to the peaceful tranquillity of its charming coastal villages in less than 30 minutes. You’ll sample art, culture and nightlife in a bustling city that’s easy to get around, before immersing yourself in nature and heritage on its stunning outskirts. Why not embark on a hike or a cycle in the soaring Dublin mountains? Alternatively, brave the big blue and go for a dip at the famous 40 Foot, a bathing area beside picturesque Sandycove Beach. 

So what are you waiting for? Grab your second best friend and come on over!

Find out more about the cosmopolitan city of Dublin – home to galleries, cafés, restaurants, parks and pubs. Learn about the walks, views, activities and historic landmarks on the Dublin Mountains, or discover all the different things you can do along stunning Dublin Bay.